High St Willoughby Local Centre - Draft Planning Strategy

A Vision for High St: The High St neighbourhood centre is a vibrant community hub providing food and convenience shopping within an accessible, safe and pleasant environment. New development has been of a low scale enhancing the shopping and community experience.

We invite you to;

REGISTER HERE to attend the East Chatswood & High Street combined Design Roundtable [hurry, numbers are limited]

When: Thursday 7 March 6.30pm-8.00pm

Where: Willoughby Council Chambers, Level 6, 31 Victor St, Chatswood

Or

CALL INTO A DROP-IN SESSION focusing on the East Chatswood & High St Local Centres

When: Saturday 2 March, 10.00 -12.00noon

Where: Uniting Church 10/12 Clanwilliam St, North Willoughby

For information about other Local Centre or Housing Roundtable events or drop-ins please click HERE.

Or

COMPLETE THE SURVEY BELOW From 5 February to extended closing date of Tuesday 30 April 2019.

Please take some time to review the Draft Local Centres Strategy 2036 to understand what changes are being proposed. In particular, Section 2.5 from page 32 to 38 which focuses specifically the High St local Centre. East Chatswood Local Centre can be found on 25 to 31. Click here if you want to download a higher resolution [15MB].?

You can choose to:

OPTION 1: Provide an overall response about your Local Centre section of the Draft Local Centre Strategy (1-2 mins). Simply answer the question about reviewing the strategy, then skip through to the final page to provide an overall response and complete the demographic questions to submit.

OPTION 2: Scan through and respond to any of the optional questions about various elements proposed for your Local Centre section of the Draft Local Centre Strategy (1-5 mins). This option will provide us with a more detailed understanding of community sentiment towards specific elements of the Strategy.

Note:

  • The demographic questions are required survey responses.
  • Agreement to the republication of a version of your submission is required in order to use your submission on Council's websites and in Council reports. Personal information will not be used.

Other Planning Strategies for Willoughby City

It’s important to consider the Draft Housing Strategy which explains the 20 year plan to guide future housing in Willoughby: the strategy identifies Local Centres as one of three focus areas for proposed zoning changes. You can complete a survey and find out about consultation events for the Draft Housing Strategy HERE]

You can also participate in any or all of the Draft Local Centre and Housing Strategy surveys, find out more about the drop-ins and register to attend any of the roundtable discussions from the Next Steps in Planning Strategies primary engagement page.

A Vision for High St: The High St neighbourhood centre is a vibrant community hub providing food and convenience shopping within an accessible, safe and pleasant environment. New development has been of a low scale enhancing the shopping and community experience.

We invite you to;

REGISTER HERE to attend the East Chatswood & High Street combined Design Roundtable [hurry, numbers are limited]

When: Thursday 7 March 6.30pm-8.00pm

Where: Willoughby Council Chambers, Level 6, 31 Victor St, Chatswood

Or

CALL INTO A DROP-IN SESSION focusing on the East Chatswood & High St Local Centres

When: Saturday 2 March, 10.00 -12.00noon

Where: Uniting Church 10/12 Clanwilliam St, North Willoughby

For information about other Local Centre or Housing Roundtable events or drop-ins please click HERE.

Or

COMPLETE THE SURVEY BELOW From 5 February to extended closing date of Tuesday 30 April 2019.

Please take some time to review the Draft Local Centres Strategy 2036 to understand what changes are being proposed. In particular, Section 2.5 from page 32 to 38 which focuses specifically the High St local Centre. East Chatswood Local Centre can be found on 25 to 31. Click here if you want to download a higher resolution [15MB].?

You can choose to:

OPTION 1: Provide an overall response about your Local Centre section of the Draft Local Centre Strategy (1-2 mins). Simply answer the question about reviewing the strategy, then skip through to the final page to provide an overall response and complete the demographic questions to submit.

OPTION 2: Scan through and respond to any of the optional questions about various elements proposed for your Local Centre section of the Draft Local Centre Strategy (1-5 mins). This option will provide us with a more detailed understanding of community sentiment towards specific elements of the Strategy.

Note:

  • The demographic questions are required survey responses.
  • Agreement to the republication of a version of your submission is required in order to use your submission on Council's websites and in Council reports. Personal information will not be used.

Other Planning Strategies for Willoughby City

It’s important to consider the Draft Housing Strategy which explains the 20 year plan to guide future housing in Willoughby: the strategy identifies Local Centres as one of three focus areas for proposed zoning changes. You can complete a survey and find out about consultation events for the Draft Housing Strategy HERE]

You can also participate in any or all of the Draft Local Centre and Housing Strategy surveys, find out more about the drop-ins and register to attend any of the roundtable discussions from the Next Steps in Planning Strategies primary engagement page.

Survey - High St Local Centre

Please take a few minutes to tell us what you think about the High St Section of the Local Centre Strategy. Please note all submissions are public documents and may be made available or reproduced in Council reports. 

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Have you reviewed the High St Section from page 32 to 38 of the Draft Local Centres Strategy? [download 3.7MB version HERE or a higher 15MB resolution HERE] * required

Community Sentiment from previous Local Centre consultation has been used to draft the following Vision for High St Willoughby;

A Vision for High St: The High St neighbourhood centre is a vibrant community hub providing food and convenience shopping within an accessible, safe and pleasant environment. New development has been of a low scale enhancing the shopping and community experience.

Do you support the proposed Vision for High St Willoughby Local Centre? * required

You can share your general feedback about the High St Section of Draft Local Centre Strategy, by skipping to question 4 (Q4). This will take 1-2minutes.

Our Planning Team would also appreciate your thoughts about the following key elements of this section of the draft Local Centres Strategy in Questions 1-3, this survey will take 2-5 minutes.

Please note:

• The demographic questions in question 5 are required survey responses. • Agreement to the republication of a version of your submission is required in order to use your submission on Council's websites and in Council reports. Personal details will not be included.

Q1. Do you support the following key direction suggestions outlined on page 35 of the draft Local Centres Strategy (High St section)?

OPTIONAL SECTION; To skip this section, save and continue at the bottom of this screen.

1.1 Gateway corners in terms of built form and architecture could provide a sense of arrival
1.2 Pedestrian circulation and connections could be strengthened between High St and the existing laneways and plaza
1.3 Investigate enhanced open space provision and “green lungs” in the centre
1.4 Active edge and corners could be improved by increased fine grain and active street frontages
1.5 Potential development scenario for shop top housing retaining fine grain frontage and rear lane surface parking with landscaped streetscape
Please hold on while your response is being submitted